Artifacts and Memory: The Drawings of Nancy Patz
Part of the Helpers, Heroes and Liberators season*
commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe
March 11 – April 30
Exhibit can be viewed Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Opening reception Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Inspired by an object on display at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, author and illustrator Nancy Patz’s beautiful, moving series of pencil drawings from 2003 titled Who Was the Woman Who wore the Hat? comprises subdued watercolors and old photographs.Historical and personal, these images, and the story they tell, bring the reality of the Holocaust into sharp focus through an unknown woman’s hat. The series is displayed for the first time as an exhibition at The Anne Frank Center USA, along with a selection from The Artifacts Drawings, a 2014 series exploring Holocaust artifacts and memory.
To be accompanied by a series of workshops and artist lectures.
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Funding provided by the Puffin Foundation West